transitive verb-·tid′ed, -·tid′ing
Origin of betideMiddle English bitiden from be-, be- + tiden, happen from Old English tidan from tid, time: see tide
verbbe·tid·ed, be·tid·ing, be·tides
Origin of betideMiddle English bitiden bi- be- tiden to happen ( from Old English tīdan ; see tide 2. )
(third-person singular simple present betides, present participle betiding, simple past and past participle betid or betided)
From Middle English betiden, equivalent to be- + tide. Compare Old English tīdan (“to betide”).